Vegan Mofongo (Fried Mashed Plantains)
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Healthy Delights by Libelula
"Mofongo is a fried plantain-based dish from Puerto Rico. It is typically made with fried green plantains mashed together in a pilon (which consists of a wooden mortar and pestle), with broth, garlic, olive oil, and pork cracklings or bits of bacon. This version is completely vegan. It was delicious and everyone enjoyed it!"
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Ingredients45 m servings 517 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Fill a 1-quart pot with water; boil plantains with a pinch of salt until easily pierced with a fork, about 25 minutes.
- Mash plantains with tomato sauce, cilantro, sofrito, 1 tablespoon olive oil, garlic, and sazon in a mortar or glass bowl. Incorporate the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and enough vegetable broth to ensure that mofongo sticks together but is dry enough to easily slip out of a container. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve mofongo on top of the remaining 5 tablespoons vegetable broth in a bowl.
- Cook's Note:
- You can also mash the mofongo in in individual small mortars.
Per Serving: 517 calories; 9.6 g fat; 114.2 g carbohydrates; 6.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 680 mg sodium. Full nutrition